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Crews search for missing boater in Roxboro

Posted January 31, 2011

— Crews searched Mayo Lake in Roxboro for a missing boater on Monday afternoon, Person County Sheriff Dewey Jones said.

Two men were out on the lake in a canoe when it capsized. One of the men was able to get to shore and call 911.

The names of the boaters have not been released.

Jones said crews were planning to resume the search on Tuesday morning.


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  • amberpdunbar Feb 2, 2011

    the search is still on for the missing person. they are having a search group out there today. everyone keep saying a prayer

  • kplenty79 Feb 1, 2011

    I work with his cousin.She posted about 2 hours ago on her facebook that they were still searching and the helicopters had been called in to help. They have been searching allday.

  • jncna2 Feb 1, 2011

    Is there any news on this person and whether he has been found or searched for today?

  • jncna2 Jan 31, 2011

    Sending prayers to the family and hoping that they find him.

  • hellorhighwaters Jan 31, 2011

    Prayers to the missing boaters' family.